Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
it to the middle-class for years. >> reporter: michele obama will be the first big headliner of the convention tonight. she will speak to the nation about the president as a husband, father, an advocate of the middle-class. look. david: have fun. it sounds like they are. >> reporter: i'm going to. going to go down here with the delegation. liz: they have been having a great time. and we are covering every inch of that, just as we did the republican convention. election day just about two months away. your money could very much be at stake. one former head fund manager sees to issues that could affect the financial markets. david: a former white house economic advisor for the first president bush. author of the book rush, why we thrive in the rat race. good to see you. thank you for coming in. before we get to specifics, is there anything, is that democratic convention begins, is there anything that the democrats could say or promise that might make, particularly small business owners, little less skittish, little more likely to invest in their business, hire more people. >> well, of course. ri
Sep 5, 2012 4:00pm EDT
lady michelle obama gave the first big speech of the convention. the spotlight on former president clinton tonight. we are live with a preview. david: the ceo of overstock.com with the two things we need to fix right now to get america back on its feet. i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. david: it is time for a quick speed read of the headlines. five stories in a minute. 3m so they remain committed to a deal despite pressure from the u.s. department of justice. the announcement comes after 3m withdrew court papers related to the $550 million takeover. u.s. justice department is accusing bp of gro
Sep 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
convention in charlotte. they feel very good inside the obama campaign in chicago from talking to senior advisors, look, they had very well-received speeches by former president bill clinton, first lady michelle obama, vice president biden firing up the crowd. they're hoping to get some sort of a bounce. in fact when you talk a political analysts they say after that jobs report will be hard. >> bad jobs number like this one did sort of undermines his argument and throw as wet blanket over his convention coming out of the convention heading into the general election, no question. >> senior white house advisor david plouffe told us today, david plouffe is the senior white house advisor, if not a bounce there is momentum coming out of the convention. that is in doubt because of this jobs number. vice president biden last night introducing the president suggested in his words we have turned the corner. this jobs report obviously raising some questions about that as well, david. as much as i like you david, only reason i agreed to do this is pause of liz. david: isn't that nice. liz: ed, i wa
Sep 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
others of us wouldn't make with other people's lives. >> would you want to hear from president obama tonight in his except in speech? >> he has to follow michele and bill clinton and he has a tough time but i know he is a bright guy and has been thinking about that. what i would like to hear is more about what is he going to do in the next four years to help us get our momentum back particularly given head winds from outside the u.s.. a lot of americans don't realize every time we get a leg up the euro zone falls into crisis and we have a tsunami and china slows down and the question is is there anything of a president can tell us that will give us more confidence that we are going to continue to improve and increase that case. >> you are a registered democrat or republican? independent? >> i am an independent. lisa rakowski is one of my politicians. i like the people in the middle. that is where i sit and where most americans searched. >> thanks for joining us. dave: always the swing vote. liz: quoting a person, not a party. dave: interesting data car guy would be for the president.